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and that means more and more kids will be out and about.. we're live with police .. with tips on how to get them to class safely. ((michelle mortensen)) >> plus... sherry is tracking the rain ... to see if more monsoon thunderstorms are on the way to >> and... nevadans could be betting on daily fantasy sports once again.. the new proposal going before gaming leaders today. ((michelle mortensen)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) thanks for waking up with us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((michelle mortensen)) >> i'm michelle mortensen, in for kirsten. ((sherry swensk)) >> and i'm sherry swensk.
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and dumped rain and hail across several parts of the valley... there was even a big lightning show. some intersections were flooded in just minutes.. several drivers choose to go through the water anyways... but some did play it safe and turn around. the clark county fire department responded to at least four swift water rescues last night-- no reports of injuries./// and this video was posted to our 8 news now facebook page by one of our viewers.. thanks to starr rivera for sending this to us! remember- you can always post your weather video to our facebook page or send it to p-i-x at las vegas now dot com./// sherry, how's the weather?
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the northeast side of town but everyone got a taste of the lightning and even some rain...
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we could still see a shower before this area of low pressure completely moves out today. ........ there is still plenty of moisture out there and a little trailing energy to trigger a shower or even a thunderstorm early this morning then getting on with some sunshine this afternoon. ............ humidity is very high and circulation is slowly pulling away, but the humidity will not disappear that quickly. ....... temps would feel really cool - in the low 70s right now - if the air was dry. the storms that clobbered the northeast side of town dropped more than an inch-and-a-half of rain in about a half hour last night. hail, lightning and gusty winds. .............. the low will pull away today, but outflow from afternoon storms outflow from afternoon storms could trigger late-day storms again after 5 pm and we might be seeing more evening storms in and near the valley. -- flooded intersection at lake
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drown! demetria, how are the roads? back to you! ((brian loftus)) school is starting in school is starting in just a few more days..
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((brian loftus)) just a few more days.. more and more kids will be out on the streets as well as school buses... ((michelle mortensen)) >> last spring, a 2 year old boy
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las vegas neighborhood by a school bus while it was dropping kids off. ((brian loftus)) it's a tragic reminder about how important it is to be aware of your surroundings because children can dart out from seemingly, nowhere. ((michelle mortensen)) all week long .. community leaders are coming together each day to talk about the different ways kids can safely get to school. ((brian loftus)) 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live outside western high school ... where they are focusing on school bus safety today. good morning, michael. ((michael stevens)) >> beginning august 22nd, safely to school and home, will work together to highlight the rules to follow for all the ways children travel to school. the schedule includes: monday: las vegas indoor sports, 3055 valley view , 89102: bike safety. join lead agency look out, kids about, the rtc bike program, safe routes to school, nhp and kids from the neighborhood at indoor sports to cover bike safety and instruction, as well as getting back to school supplies from councilwoman lois tarkanian and free bike helmets from nevada dot. tuesday: western high
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no bussing for magnet school students is added to the restrictions for who can be bussed to school this year, as a result, more students will take the rtc bus and not the school bus. we will be joined by ccsd transportation, rtc transit and state education/ transportation for an overview of safety in and around the bus. we had a child die last year in the bus area, this is a serious subject. wednesday: cimarron memorial 2301 n. tenaya, 89128: teen driver safety. there are many ways to travel to school, but the most dangerous one is in a vehicle driven by a teenager. join law enforcement, umc trauma staff, driver's edge founder jeff payne and the zero teen fatalities program to discuss best tips for young drivers and for parents who rely on them. thursday: crosswalk at boulder highway and sun valley: pedestrian safety. enforcement from s of way on this mean street, as a reminder that drivers need to get in the habit of looking for kids on the sidewalk getting ready to cross. we will discuss injuries and fatalities, how they happen and how to prevent them as parents. we will also discuss new laws in school zones and potential laws in 2017 legislative session. friday: gene ward elementary: 1555 e. hacienda ave 89119 seat belts & boosters. too many children ride improperly restrained for their age, and the best practice is far older than the current nevada law. we will be joined by senator joyce woodhouse to discuss pending legislation to cover our vulnerable children as well as fe kids clark county, community ambulance, umc trauma
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((michelle mortensen)) >> michael, today is focused on bus
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the rest of the week right? ((michael stevens)) >> michelle, that's right. tomorrow is focused on teen driver safety... thursday, pedestrian... and friday, seat belts and booster seats. ((brian loftus)) seems like the sls just
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is celebrating 2 years on the strip! they transformed the old sahara into the modern establishment on the north end of the strip. it ran into some trouble after opening ... the president left after two months, the buffet closed, fred segal closed its stores inside.. it also cut ties with the hilton hotels' loyalty program and lost tens of millions last year. the sls' 289 room lux tower is now being transformed into the "w" hotel ... like a hotel within a hotel. the other two towers will be operated by thes. still to come on 8 news now good day.. country star miranda lambert engaged?? ((brian loftus)) >> what she says must happen before walking down the aisle. ((michelle mortensen)) plus.. merging onto 215 is driving you crazy because the
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things out. ((brian loftus)) and... a ruling handed down earlier this morning... the reason russian athletes will not be allowed to compete in the paralympic games./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
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((demetria obilor)) country star miranda lambert is going viral this morning .. after announcing her recent engagement. here's a look at the moment when she said yes! kinda-- a young fan of hers dropped down on one knee and proposed before a concert last lambert told the 6- year- old yes.. but he would have to wait 25 years. we'll see if he still has a chance after all that time .. she's currently dating singer anderson east.. and divorced from fellow country star blake shelton, last summer./// sherry, how's the weather? ((sherry swensk))
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especially... but everyone got a taste of the lightning and even some rain... hail and gusty winds. ...... we could still see a shower before this area of low pressure completely moves out today. ........ there is still plenty of moisture out there and a little trailing energy to trigger a shower or even a thunderstorm early this morning then getting on with some sunshine this afternoon. ............ humidity is very high and circulation is slowlp disappear that quickly. ....... temps would feel really cool - in the low 70s right now - if the air was dry. ........... the storms that clobbered the northeast side of town dropped more than an inch-and-a-half of rain in about a half hour last night. hail, lightning and gusty winds. .............. the low will pull away today, but outflow from afternoon storms could trigger late-day storms again after 5 pm and we might be seeing more evening storms in and near the valley. ............. as we dry out tomorrow and the rest of the week - temps will rise a few degrees midweek before they drop back to the upper 90s this last weekend of august.///
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president obama will ((michelle mortensen)) president obama will visit to tour the damaged left behind from deadly flooding. as much as 2 feet of rain fell in some areas.... in just over 48 hours...damaging an estimated 60-thousand homes and killing 13 people. nearly 3 thousand flood victims are still in shelters. the president has been criticized by some republicans for not cutting short his 2 week vacation on martha's vineyard to visit sooner. the white house maintains president obama's response to the tragedy...has proven far more effective than the immediate response to hurricane
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new this morning... russia remains banned from the paralympic games, despite an attempt at an appeal. the country was banned for a state- backed doping program... yet nearly 300 russian athletes were still allowed to compete in the olympics. the paralympic games kick off september 7th in rio./// thanks, sherry. now to demetria for a look at the roads. median upgrades are in place on decatur between bonanza and vegas. construction is scheduled through september 16th. strip near convention center drive and down by tropicana.
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first to plead guilty to federal charges for the bundy battle. a new hampshire man is expected to enter his plea today.. while an arizona man due in court thursday. they're just two of 19 defendants currently in federal custody for the armed standoff against the blm. it happened at cliven bundy's ranch back in 2014. this all stemmed over blm agents because they were grazing on public land fore more than 20- years. bundy owed more than 1- million dollars in grazing fees./// ((brian loftus)) jury selection will continue today for the ipad murder trial. 15 year-old marcos arenas was killed in 2013 when the device was stolen ... he was run over after trying to get the ipad back. michael solid will stand trial for the crime.. an alleged accomplice, jacob dismont, pleaded guilty earlier this month and is scheduled to
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((michelle mortensen)) osha is investigating this morning ... after a scaffolding collapse at tivoli village killed a construction worker yesterday. two other workers were able to jump to safety when this happened yesterday .... and they were not injured. tivoli village stopped all construction on the site, and says they will only resume once it's been deemed safe. the victim has not yet been identified./// ((brian loftus)) after the break on 8 news now good day.. from america's next top model .. to america's next top teacher?? ((michelle mortensen)) >> the new class tyra banks will be teaching at stanford. ((brian loftus)) facebook contest. register to win on our facebook page. good luck!/// you're watching 8 news now good day.
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the state's gaming policy committee will review a proposed bill today... that could potentially allow daily fantasy sports sites to operate in nevada, again. ((michelle mortensen)) it calls for a 10- thousand dollar annual licensing fee for larger operators .. and require background checks for major owners. the committee will make recommendations for lawmakers to
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((brian loftus)) sites like fan duel and draft kings were shut down in nevada last year, because they didn't have a gambling license./// ((michelle mortensen)) from top model ... to top of the class.. supermodel- turned business mogul tyra banks is taking on a fierce new role. ((brian loftus)) >> she'll be teaching a class at stanford's graduate school of business next may. it's called "project you: building and extending your personal brand." since retiring from being the top model host, banks is making moves toward the business side of fashion. ((michelle mortensen)) right now .. for the first ever annual national sales conference for tyra beauty... "fierce up" as it's called.. wraps up tomorrow at the venetian./// demetria, what's driving people crazy? demetria obilor peggy says the on-ramp at eastern avenue and i-215 east is
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the ramps at eastern and 215 have been the subject of a few of these segments. i have some good news though. the county plans to fix the pavement along the eastern ramps to 21 some time soon. the off-ramp to south eastern will be widened, and eastern from wigwam to warm springs will also be addressed. the county says there will be public outreach with this project including a website, e-blasts and additional signs. after that's all done, the county will turn its attention to the rt desert inn and warm springs. an improvement project will be designed this fall, and then construction will begin when funding is available. what's driving you crazy? remember, you can write me at. traffic 8 at las vegas now dot com. we'll be right back./// we'll be right back./// ((brian loftus))
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the valley .. sherry is tracking the radar to see if more are on the way. ((michelle mortensen)) >> plus... the rain and wind knocked out power to thousands overnight ... when nv energy says folks should have electric, again. ((brian loftus)) >> and... mariah carey hit some low notes with fans in california.. the billboard controversy heats up at airports across state lines. ((michelle mortensen)) 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader, starts right now./// ((now, live...this is 8 news now good day.)) ((brian loftus)) thanks for waking up with us on 8 news now good day, the valley's news leader. i'm brian loftus. ((michelle mortensen)) >> i'm michelle mortensen, in for kirsten. mother nature was just showing off last night ..
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across the valley. ((brian loftus)) >> lighting wasn't the only thing mother nature showed off.. the valley was rocked with some monsoon thunderstorms last night.. bringing lots of rain and even hail in some neighborhoods. winds were really powerful, too... some gusts exceeded 60- miles per hour. the weather knocked out power to nearly 7 thousand people across the valley at one point.. but nv energy workers were out throughout the night and have electric restored to most people./// ((brian loftus)) and check out this cool viewer video.. facebook page.. showing off mother nature's light show ... but in slow-mo. ((michelle mortensen)) >> he shot this video in the area near craig and losee. it's pretty neat to see the lightning strikes slowed down like that! thanks for sending that to us, chris!/// ((sherry swensk)) we've compiled a gallery of our best weather pictures from the night... you can check them out at las vegas now dot com. remember- you can always post your weather video to our facebook page or send it to p-i-x at las vegas now dot com./// sherry, how's the weather?
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the northeast side of town especially... but everyone got a taste of the lightning and even some rain... hail and gusty winds. ...... we could still see a shower before this area of low pressure completely moves out today. ........ there is still plenty of moisture out there and a little trailing energy to trigger a shower or even a thunderstorm early this morning then getting on with some sunshine this afternoon. ............ humidity is very high and circulation is slowly pulling away, but the humidity will not
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in the low 70s right now - if the air was dry. ........... the storms that clobbered the northeast side of town dropped more than an inch-and-a-half of rain in about a half hour last night. hail, lightning and gusty winds. .............. the low will pull away today, but outflow from afternoon storms could trigger late-day storms again after 5 pm and we might be seeing more evening storms in and near the valley. -- ann and durango flooded intersection demetria, how are the roads? you shouldn't run into any delays
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multiple agencies are teaming up... and shedding a light on school safety. ((brian loftus)) >> the goal is to make sure you and your kids make it to and from school safe this year. 8 news now reporter michael stevens is live this morning outside western high school. michael, what's planned for today? ((michael stevens)) >> beginning august 22nd, safely to school and home, will work together to highlight the rules to follow for all the ways children travel to school. the schedule includes: monday: las vegas indoor sports, 3055 valley view , 89102: bike safety. join lead agency look out, kids about, the rtc bike program, safe routes to school, nhp and kids from the neighborhood at indoor sports to cover bike safety and instruction, as well as getting back to school supplies from councilwoman lois tarkanian and free bike helmets from nevada dot. tuesday: western high school front lot at decatur and
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school students is added to the restrictions for who can be bussed to school this year, as a result, more students will take the rtc bus and not the school bus. we will be joined by ccsd transportation, rtc transit and state education/ transportation for an overview of safety in and around the bus. we had a child die last year in the bus area, this is a serious subject. wednesday: cimarron memorial 2301 n. tenaya, 89128: teen driver safety. there are many ways to travel to school, but the most dangerous one is in a vehicle driven by a teenager. join law enforcement, umc trauma staff, driver's edge founder jeff payne and the zero teen fatalities program to discuss best tips for young drivers and for parents who rely on valley: pedestrian safety. enforcement from ccsd police, lvmpd and nhp will join together to enforce right of way on this mean street, as a reminder that drivers need to get in the habit of looking for kids on the sidewalk getting ready to cross. we will discuss injuries and fatalities, how they happen and how to prevent them as parents. we will also discuss new laws in school zones and potential laws in 2017 legislative session. friday: gene ward elementary: 1555 e. hacienda ave 89119 kids were hurt in crashes last year? ((michael stevens))
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the hillary clinton email scandal continues to escalate.. ((michelle mortensen)) >> the investigation into thousands more documents. ((brian loftus)) plus.. clinton's running mate makes a stop in las vegas.. their plan that says will help create more and more jobs and improve the country's economy./// ((you're watching the valley's news leader... with brian loftus, kirsten
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49-year-old jose moreno pacheco was not wearing protective gear at the time. he and two other unlicensed workers were attempting to clear the bees from a home near russell and grand canyon. he was stung at least 200 times. the clark county coroner's office is working to determine the exact cause of death./// ((michelle mortensen)) the controversy over hillary clinton's use of a private email server during her time as secretary of state...continues to escalate. ((brian loftus)) >> yesterday, a federal judge se quickly review and release nearly 15-thousand previously undisclosed emails -- recovered from the server by the fbi. meantime -- donald trump is calling for a special prosecutor to investigate the democratic nominee -- amid claims foreign donors to the clinton foundation got preferential treatment at the state department during her tenure ((brian loftus)) and clinton's running mate tim kaine was in the valley yesterday. kaine laid out clinton's five point plan to grow the economy. that includes investing in infrastructure projects...
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and what he called "basic fairness" -- things like giving tax credits to businesses who share profits with employees. kaine says that's a formula that will lead to job creation.... something he says donald trump doesn't do: ((sen. tim kaine/(d) vice presidential candidate: "hillary clinton will be a 'you're hired' president, donald trump will be a 'you're fired' president, and i predict this: when this campaign is over and trump has lost and we've forgotten everything else about that campaign, the two words we'll remember about donald trump is 'you're fired!'")) ((brian loftus)) family leave and equal pay for equal work. to pay for it... the campaign plans on tax increases for big businesses and the wealthiest americans./// ((michelle mortensen)) meanwhile, donald trump will not be in southern nevada later this week. he canceled a rally at the south point scheduled for friday. no reason has been given as to why it was cancelled. nevada g-o-p chair michael mcdonald confirmed the trump fundraiser in lake tahoe is still on however./// ((michelle mortensen)) 8 news now is your local election headquarters.
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vegas now dot com./// sherry how's the weather today? ((sherry swensk)) those storms were fierce over the northeast side of town especially... but everyone got a taste of the lightning and even some rain... hail and gusty winds. ...... we could still see a shower before this area of low pressure completely moves out today. ........ there is still plenty of moisture out there and a little trailing energy tri early this morning then getting on with some sunshine this afternoon. ............ humidity is very high and circulation is slowly pulling away, but the humidity will not disappear that quickly. ....... temps would feel really cool - in the low 70s right now - if the air was dry. ........... the storms that clobbered the northeast side of town dropped more than an inch-and-a-half of rain in about a half hour last night. hail, lightning and gusty winds. .............. the low will pull away today,
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storms again after 5 pm and we might be seeing more evening storms in and near the valley. demetria, how are the roads?
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it's been six years in the making... but "wynn palace" finally opened yesterday. the four- point- one- billion dollar resort welcomed its first guests... despite a downturn in the chinese gaming market. in an interview.. wynn says he listened to what the chinese government wanted to see in a new property... and he thinks "wynn palace" provides it all:
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means that they wanted conventions, entertainment, and a wide range of hospitality attractions. mallika kapur: something like vegas. steve wynn: that's exactly what they wanted. )) ((brian loftus)) >> wynn isn't the only las vegas company focused on macau. the sands corporation is expected to open the two- point- 7- billion- dollar "parisian" resort next month./// (brian loftus)) mariah carey is "shaking off" a controversy... ((michelle mortensen)) >> coming up next on 8 news now good day... the mixed reviews.. after a te vegas residency debut in so- cal airports. plus... (( ahead on cbs this morning-- new fallout from the discovery of nearly 15- thousand more hillary clinton emails. we'll take a closer look at how clinton and donald trump's level of transparency compares to previous nominees. and only on cbs this morning- uber's new road to the future. we hit the highway in a self- driving semi truck. the news is back in the morning. see you at seven.)) /// you're watching 8 news now good day. ((brian loftus))
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but some think her ads are a little too hot. ((michelle mortensen)) >> just last week we told you about how people think her ads are too sexy. this is what the controversy surrounds..
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in santa ana.. they didn't have a problem with it ... but now, the hollywood- burbank airport actually wants the posters changed. they asked for the company to revise it and make it more conservative... although, they did allow the ad to be posted, for now. some passengers say it's a little risque .. but others say they're fine with it. ((it's not that i'm uncomfortable, but if i had a child, i would not want to explain cleavage and all of that in public it's beautiful, it's a little revealing but it's not that bad, i'm ok with that )) >> a spokeswoman for john wayne airport says they think about what their travelers may want to see and a mariah carey concert may be on that list. and you'll see this billboard here in town .. you can spot it leaving mccarran heading towards tropicana./// sherry, how's the weather today?
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((sherry swensk)) those storms were fierce over the northeast side of town especially... but everyone got a taste of the lightning and even some rain...
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...... we could still see a shower before this area of low pressure completely moves out today. ........ there is still plenty of moisture out there and a little trailing energy to trigger a shower or even a thunderstorm early this morning then getting on with some sunshine this afternoon. ............ humidity is very high and circulation is slowly pulling away, but the humidity will not disappear that quickly. ..... in the low 70s right now - if the air was dry. ........... the storms that clobbered the northeast side of town dropped more than an inch-and-a-half of rain in about a half hour last night. hail, lightning and gusty winds. .............. the low will pull away today, but outflow from afternoon storms could trigger late-day storms again after 5 pm and we might be seeing more evening storms in and near the valley. demetria, how are the roads?
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no major delays right now.
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a fire at an apartment building.. firefighters believe it may have been set deliberately after a domestic dispute. investigators say a 3- month old baby was pronounced dead at the hospital .. two other children and a man were later found dead at the scene. they are now searching for a person of interest wanted for questioning./// ((michelle mortensen)) most of us throw our clothes in about it. but get this... the way we've been washing our clothes for the past couple of decades .. may be all wrong. ((michelle mortensen)) it's one of the basic rules of laundry. the hotter the water -- the cleaner the clothes. the reason -- your detergent. historically -- detergents needed the hotter water to be more effective. but consumer reports experts say -- that rule no longer exists. now -- there are detergents formulated to work better in cold water. in fact -- consumer reports says
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removing stains. if the water hits higher than 75 degrees -- the detergents become less effective. and the heat may help stains dig deeper into your clothes. the hot water can also damage some fabrics. here's when you should use hot water. if you have to sanitize your clothes. because of illness -- bugs -- or if your baby wears reusable diapers. even then -- the hot cycle may not be enough. use bleach if you need to sanitize -- or place those items in boilin kill germs. consumer reports also found if you use decent detergent and have a machine that's working well -- your clothes will get cleaned.... no matter the temperature. so the key is ... good soap./// ((brian loftus)) after the break on 8 news now good day...
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glass- bottomed bridges make the terrified world go 'round.. ((michelle mortensen)) >> how crews tested the durability of the world's newest bridge for thrill seekers./// ((michelle mortensen)) the markets just opened
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points. the dow lost 23 points yesterday ((brian loftus)) and we want you and your pet to be part of our 8 news now good day.. just head to our 8 news now facebook page.. and upload a pic of you your 4 legged friend. 8 lucky viewers will be chosen each week to win an 8 news now mug! the winners will be announced every friday./// ((michelle mortensen)) olympic gold medalist gabby douglas will be heading to atlantic city to help judge the miss america pageant. she'll be joining mark cuban, sara foster, and cole swindell, among several others on the judge's panel. the final round of the
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((brian loftus)) and if you're afraid of heights.. don't look down! china just opened the world's highest and longest glass- bottomed bridge. it's 19 feet wide .. about 15- hundred feet long.. all hovering over about a 1- thousand feet drop. ((michelle mortensen)) >> the bridge is set between two cliffs, said to have inspired the scenery for 'avatar.' it will also feature the world's highest bungee jump and even be the runway for fashion shows. ((brian loftus)) >> crews have even tried to car across it .. and letting journalists try to smash the glass./// thanks for joining us. "c-b-s this morning" starts right now.///
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. good morning to our viewers in the west. to it is tuesday, august 23rd, 2016. hillary clinton tries to use late night humor t questions about the fbi's discovery of nearly 15,000 unreported e-mails. uber charts a new road to the future with self-driving semi trucks. only on cbs this morning we'll show you how the big rig handles a busy highway. and historic new recommendations to cut sugar from kids' diets. we begin this morning with a

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